Christmas – Gov. Aregbesola provides free train ride for indigenes


Scores of Osun indigenes, resident in Lagos and its environs, on Saturday, enjoyed free train ride to Osogbo to celebrate Christmas, courtesy of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola.

At the Iddo Railway Terminus, newsmen gathered that all the train couches were filled to capacity.

Governor Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state

Some of the passengers, who spoke with newsmen, lauded Aregbesola for providing the gesture at a time the nation was witnessing acute petrol scarcity.

The free train ride was organised by Aregbesola administration in collaboration with the management of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC).

The arrangement is to convey Osun indigenes in Lagos to Osogbo and other towns along the rail line during festive periods.

Newsmen also report that Aregbesola began the gesture since the inception of his administration seven years ago.

The passengers said that it was an opportunity for…

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